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Your Guide to LGBTQAA Dating in College

ENTERTAINMENT | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Feb 28
Throwing dating into the mix of college life can get especially complicated, especially if you identify as transgender, agender, asexual, or another sexual minority. Here are some tips.

Chatting Up Wanda Sykes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Peter Clark and Mike Halterman | Feb 28
Combine everything Wanda Sykes has done as writer, standup, and equality activist, and you have one of the funniest, most accomplished, and most revered LGBT celebrities out there today.

Out There :: Trying On Alternative Lives

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Feb 28
Biographies can be great reads. They let you walk a mile in another woman's shoes. Here are brief mentions of three new bios that have recently come across our desk. Look for reviews to come.

Stockholm by Design

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Feb 28
There is something for every location and occasion in Stockholm with street chic and smart casual fashions, sleek modern jewelry and gloves that literally fit you like a glove.

Americans' Growing Taste for Goat Milk

STYLE | By Kourtney Liepelt | Feb 28
Americans' growing taste for more unusual fare has contributed to a steady increase in demand for goat products in recent years, and producers across the country are trying to determine how to secure enough milk to give consumers what they want.

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.

Michael Alig Interview: The Taming of a Party Monster

NEWS | By JC Alvarez | Feb 28
Like Rip Van Winkle awakened from his slumber, former nightlife czar Michael Alig has emerged from 17 years in prison to survey his former kingdom

Why Would GOP Candidate For Missouri Governor Kill Himself?

NEWS | By David A. Lieb | Feb 28
Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month.

Ted Cruz Blasts "Unelected Judges" Ruling in Favor of Marriage Equality

NEWS | By Justin Snow | Feb 28
Sen. Ted Cruz reaffirmed his opposition to marriage equality Thursday, while arguing that the only way Republicans can win is if they broaden their coalition.

Tulsa Amputee Gets Protection From Penis-Biting Ex

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 28
An Oklahoma amputee whose girlfriend awoke him by allegedly trying to bite his penis off is now getting 300-feet of protection from the weiner-chomping woman, thanks to a court order secured this week.

Vatican Whodunit: What Happened To Books On Marriage?

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Feb 28
A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican. The publisher of a book on traditional Catholic marriage is crying foul, saying someone apparently swiped upward of 100 copies of the book from the Vatican mailboxes of bishops.

Great Scot! :: Kate Eastwood Norris on Folger's 'Mary Stuart'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Doug Rule | Feb 28
No doubt you'll be as shocked by Friedrich Schiller's Shakespearean play after seeing it as Norris was when she first read the script a year ago.

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

TECHNOLOGY | Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.

Gay Ex-Cop Accused of Embezzlement

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
A gay former San Francisco police officer allegedly embezzled more than $16,000 from the department's Pride Alliance for LGBT officers, a recent email from one of the group's members said.

Don't Tell Madonna: The Cape is Making a Comeback

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Feb 28
The cape is making a comeback in Milan this season - even though Madonna may have something to say about that.


News

Prominent Russian Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead

INTERNATIONAL | By Laura Mills, Vladimir Isachenkov | Feb 28
Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government.


Entertainment

Black History: Black Leaders Who Support Us

CELEBRITIES | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Feb 28
The African American community has often been accused of not supporting LGBT equality. These claims may have been greatly exaggerated. Many leaders and celebrities from with the Black community have in fact been staunch LGBT allies.


Business

Nation's Internet Vulnerability Exposed by Vandalism

LEGAL | By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 27
Computers, cellphones and landlines were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because of a vandal in Arizona.


Technology

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.


Finance

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

INSURANCE | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.


Cars

Consumer Reports' Top Vehicle Picks by Category

Consumer Reports released its annual list of top auto brands and individual vehicles. The top picks in each of ten categories must score well in a road test and perform well in government and insurance industry crash tests.


Style

How Not to Decorate: 5 Hints for Home Design

HOME | By EDGE | Feb 27
Whether you're moving into a new home or upgrading your current living space, Paula Berberian, Creative Director of Wallpops, offers five useful tips for making design decisions that you won't regret.


Health/Fitness

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.


Travel

Discovering the World is a Family Affair

By Kelsy Chauvin | Feb 27
Gay and lesbian travelers have a world of choices available. No longer is venturing to faraway lands commonly hindered by safety concerns, or feeling misunderstood at the hotel check-in desk.


Nightlife

Winter Party Festival 2015: 19 Talented DJs Spinning For Your Enjoyment

PARTIES | By Mike Halterman | Feb 28
The Winter Party Festival has been a Miami Beach staple for the past 22 years. The fun annual event has raised nearly $2 million for local LGBT projects.